College of Arts & Sciences News

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 3:33pm
The College of Arts and Sciences thanks all of you who supported the university and our College's scholarship fund throughout our Giving Tuesday campaign. A message from President Diacon: Hello Golden Flash family — I’m here today to say thank you!
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 12:35pm
Jonathan V. Selinger, professor and Ohio Eminent Scholar in Kent State University’s Department of Physics and the Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Scie...
Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 9:21am
Since March, COVID-19 has become a widespread topic of conversation. Finding ways to explain what this virus is, how one can treat it and how to slow the spread of the virus are just a few commonly asked questions with few clear answers. Xiaozhen Mou, associate professor in the D...
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 10:34am
While it's no secret that many college students drink alcohol, how COVID-19 affected these behaviors and patterns is the focus of recent research published in the journal Addictive Behaviors by the collaboration of William Lechner from the Department of Psychological Sciences and...
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 11:35am
The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, MMPI, is a standardized psychometric test that was first published by the University of Minnesota Press in 1943 and quickly became the gold standard for assessing psychopathology. Kent State University has played a key role through...
Monday, November 16, 2020 - 11:41am
A policy of municipal takeover was implemented to help relieve Flint, Michigan, of financial and political hardships in response to the water crisis. Ashley Nickels, associate professor in the Department of Political Science, extensively researched Flint's municipal takeover for...
Sunday, October 18, 2020 - 10:15am
Two Kent State sociology researchers are moving toward gaining insight into how people’s brains react in a variety of threatening situations using innovative virtual reality (VR) technology funded by the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Army. Josh Pollock and William Kalkh...
Andrea Fitzgibbon (PhD student) and Nick Johnson (research technician)
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 9:17am
Kent State’s David Costello is passionate about identifying what trace metals lie within Northeast Ohio’s streams and what the effects of these metals are on the surrounding environment. Costello, an associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, received a $718,00...
Monday, October 5, 2020 - 5:26pm
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has selected two Kent State University College of Arts and Sciences faculty members, along with two community clinicians, for Clinical Scholars, an initiative that will provide funding and leadershi...

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